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Visit Forest Preserve’s history, beekeeping and boating activities

"Living History Demonstrations," noon-3 p.m. Sundays, July 1, Aug. 5 and Sept. 2, at the Forest Preserve District of Will County's Isle a la Cache Museum. Re-enactors from the museum's volunteer brigade portray life during the 18th-century French fur trade ...

Jazz, Wine and Lobster at Rivers Wine Fest

Thetimesweekly.com The Jordan Block in downtown Ottawa, IL will become home to 17 Illinois wineries and a celebration of Chicago Jazz at the 2018 Ottawa 2 Rivers Wine Fest. Patrons will be able to sample the best local wine and ...

Tribeca Film Festival-The Gospel According to Andre-New York Premiere

Andre Leon Talley is a giant in the fashion industry, both literally and figuratively. Standing regally at some six feet, seven inches tall, he is best known for his flamboyant entrances at the Museum of Modern Arts annual costume ball ...

The New Hue Masquerade Ball highlights efforts to support young men

They say dreaming aloud is where reality takes root, enabling one to view life in color. This adage rings true for many, and in the case of The New Hue, its founder has a goal in mind he hopes to ...

Dianne Reeves at Jazz at Lincoln Center

Despite an enthusiastic sellout audience in JALCs acoustically challenged Rose Theatre, Dianne Reeve's highly anticipated Valentine's Weekend concert amounted to nothing more than a truncated exercise in lackluster vocalese. Backed by a stellar roster of musicians, including pianist and Music ...

The Shape of Water Nominated for Six Golden Globes

Director Guillermo del Toro (Pacific Rim, Pan's Labyrinth) has struck genre-laden gold with his latest film, The Shape of Water, currently in theaters, which was nominated for a Golden Globe in seven categories. The film was presented as the Closing ...

Irving Berlin's White Christmas, An Early Christmas Card from Broadway in Chicago

Forget the ugly reindeer sweaters and gifted boxed sox and matching shirt and tie sets this year and buy everyone you know a ticket to see Irving Berlin's White Christmas, The Musical from Broadway In Chicago, now through Dec. 3 ...

Goodman Theatre 40th Anniversary " Carol" A Christmas Card to Chicago

Goodman Theatre celebrated its 40th Anniversary production of its beloved Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol with an onstage finale featuring more than 40 cast alumni, including Bill Norris, who originated the part for t he Goodman in 1978. This year's ...

Broadway In Chicago Escape to Margaritaville

Broadway In Chicago's Escape to Margaritaville, at the Oriental Theatre now through Dec. 2, is exactly as the title implies, the perfect escape from Chicago's infamous "Hawk" and the winter chill and all of the holiday shopping madness of State ...

School of Rock Broadway In Chicago thru Nov. 19

You almost don't want this delightful, upbeat musical to go away, its so perfect for a family-friendly fun night of theatre. Especially when audiences are about to be flooded with Holiday treacle for the foreseeable future, its a Godsend that ...

Trinity Services’ horticulture annual fall sale

Trinity Services’ Horticulture Program will have a variety of fall plants available for purchase during its Annual Fall Sale beginning Thursday, Sept. 7, at its greenhouse in Joliet. Through planting, watering, arranging and more, people with developmental disabilities who participate ...

“Art, Science and the Elegant Universe” exhibit at Lewis University

Romeoville— Lewis University will host an art exhibition by artist Lindsay Olson. The show will be on display from 9 a.m.-9 p.m. daily until Sept. 28 in the Brent and Jean Wadsworth Family Gallery, located on Lewis University’s main campus ...

D’Arcy Buick GMC Route 66 Classic

Joliet - Route 66 Raceway welcomes the return of the D'Arcy Buick GMC Route 66 Classic on August 19. While in its seventh year, the event has been reimagined and loaded with an level of content that will not only ...

Irish heritage celebrated at Joliet’s Will County Celtic Fest

Joliet - Families will celebrate Irish music, culture and heritage Aug. 26, 2016 when the annual Will County Celtic Fest is held in Joliet, Illinois, USA. Tickets are just $5/adult, 12 & under are free with an adult. The 10-hour ...

Community invited to view Solar Eclipse

If you're looking for a special spot to view the solar eclipse on Monday, Aug. 21, head over to the Forest Preserve's Four Rivers Environmental Education Center in Channahon. A "Drop-in Solar Eclipse" program is scheduled for 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. ...